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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 29' South
Longitude: 102° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.81 meters/second, 1662.5 km/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.09 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.9"4.91 miwest0° 22' 55.1"26.25 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 48' North
Longitude: 151° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.56 miwest0° 01' 42.2"1.96 misouth938.65 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.1"757.17 mieast1° 07' 47.3"77.73 misouth763.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:36 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Sat 1:36 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sat 1:36 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSat 1:36 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 12:36 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:36 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:36 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:36 PM2643 km1643 miles1427 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:36 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 12:36 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmNortheast NE
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